High-spectral-efficiency transmission of PDM 256-QAM with Parallel Probabilistic Shaping at Record Rate-Reach Trade-offs

Conference: ECOC 2016 – Post Deadline Paper - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016 Post Deadline

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Chandrasekhar, Sethumadhavan; Li, Borui; Cho, Junho; Chen, Xi; Burrows, Ellsworth; Raybon, Gregory; Winzer, Peter (Nokia Bell Labs, 791 Holmdel Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733, USA)

We demonstrate the transmission of near-optimal low-complexity probabilistically shaped PDM 256-QAM over multiple low-loss all-Raman amplified 50-km large effective area fiber spans, with spectral efficiencies from 14.1 b/s/Hz to 8.9 b/s/Hz at reaches from 500 km to 4000 km.